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Re: Error installing Debian GNU/Hurd K10

On Wed, 15 Mar 2006 21:58:14 +0100
Alejandro Serrano <trupill@yahoo.es> wrote:

> When installing Debian GNU/Hurd K10 (the latest release) from CDs, 
> everything goes OK, except that I receive a bunch of messages telling 
> that no 'root' user exists: from chown, login... So, ./makedev and other 
> scripts don't work correctly and I cannot login or make anything.
> I've followed all the steps: creating new Hurd and swap partitions, 
> initializing the Hurd one (not the swap one), and then installing the 
> base system. When I run ./native-install for first time, I start 
> receiving those messages.
> What can I do to solve this problem?

Did you boot into single mode the first time?

(Not sure it is somehow related with your problem, but seems worth checking.)

KiyuKo <eof AT kiyuko DOT org>
"Like Russian Rulette with six bullets loaded"

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